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Organizational Development, Video

Nº 157

Neuroscience of Social Interaction

Caring is our default mode as human beings. Caring not only ignites our reward system, our brains produce oxytocin we feel lifted in spirit and useful in relation to others.

According to the latest research by University of California, social connections at work have big impact on productivity and behavior reports.

Researchers for Gallup found that having strong social connections at work makes employees more likely to be engaged with their jobs (at task level) and produce higher quality of work, and more importantly, less likely to fall sick or be injured, (here for research).

We asked Dr. Sinan Canan, a recognized neuroscientist and our newest contributor if he could share a little on the neuroscience of social interactions. So, managers, where there is not a natural opportunity for people to interact and connect with one another, please consider initiating unseen opportunities!


  • 10 January 2018
Sinan Canan

By Sinan Canan

Co-Founder of Acik Beyin Education and Consultancy firm, Sinan Canan is continuing his academic career in the Department of Psychology at Uskudar University in Istanbul as a neuroscientist. He is actively offering conferences, talks and education classes on neuroscience topics like Mind and Brain, Chaos Theory, Learning, Forms in Nature....


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